Sustainable Waste Management

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This volume presents part of the proceedings of two symposia held under the umbrella of Advances in Waste Management, an international meeting organised by the University of Dundee's Concrete Technology Unit.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780727732514
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Organising committee
Scientific and technical committee
Collaborating institutions
Sponsoring organisations with exhibition
Supporting institutions
From makers to breakers : a new dimension in world wide waste management 1
Two cases of solid waste management, both supported by EU financing for two countries, with different stages of development 9
Ecological balance of silicon using rice hull ash in agriculture 15
European waste management drivers towards a sustainable Europe and how Scotland can influence the agenda 25
Effects of EU waste directives on the UK construction industry 45
The Landfill Directive - implementation issues (the missing link) 59
Cement and micro silica based immobilisation of different flue gas cleaning residues from MSW incineration 63
The challenge for glass recycling 73
Producer responsibility in the EC 79
Present waste management in Japanese construction industry field 85
Waste policy in Wales : the case of construction and demolition 95
Waste minimisation in Austria : an overview on the present situation and potentials for improvement 105
Waste generation issues in petroleum producing communities in Nigeria 115
Waste and resource strategies in Switzerland 125
An integrated approach to market development for glass cullet 135
Assisting the Maltese workforce deal with the challenges of sustainable development 147
Coal and clean coal by-products research and utilisation in China 157
UK waste & resources management research and development, the quest for co-ordination, integration and focus 167
Householders as a means of instigating change in waste management practices 177
The waste prevention strategy in Helsinki metropolitan area council (YTV), Finland 191
Full-scale demonstration of sustainable and cost effective on-site landfill leachate management by willow short rotation coppice 207
Mechanical biological pre-treatment of residual waste in Austria 213
Government targets versus public participation : bridging the gap 225
Composting industry situation in Turkey and EU states 235
Getting 'waste wise' : reforming production and taming consumption 245
Waste minimisation in industrial minerals and rocks exploitation by integrated management and production of value added materials 253
The use of GIS for optimising waste collection 265
Sustainable waste management in the Catalan wine industry 273
An alternative to furnace recycling in the reuse of aluminum wastes 285
Trace metal biomagnification in a soil-plant-arthropod system : a problem for the agricultural recycling of sewage sludge? 291
Industrial ecology using an integrated CP-EMS model for sustainable development 301
Excavation of cover material from old landfills 311
Potential contribution of combustible domestic waste to the energy supply of Lithuania 321
LCIs for newspaper with different waste management options - case Helsinki metropolitan area 331
A responsible approach to the recycling of by-product wastes into commercial clayware 341
Characterisation and leachability of sewage sludge ash 353
Increasing sustainability of the franchise solid waste management system in a low-income neighbourhood in Lahore, Pakistan 363
Use of recycled concrete aggregate in concrete pavement construction : a case study 373
Towards zero : smart thinking for waste elimination 387
Are you sitting comfortably? If so, it's time to wake up! 387
A review of solidification/stabilisation technology and its industrial application in the UK 391
Index of authors 401
Subject index 403
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